Career Services - International Opportunities
The following resources are designed for UD students who are interested in either conducting a internship abroad, or working abroad after graduation.
This article gives a nice overview into developing an international resume, and learning more about Curriculum Vitaes.
This article is designed to help you understand the difference between domestic and international resumes.
International Resume Examples
Please Note: Each country has a slightly different modification for resume preferences. You will want to conduct research on local resume layouts when pursuing international opportuntiies.
REFERENCES FOR AN INTERNATIONAL JOB SEARCH
EuroPages: The European Business Directory European business directory. Search for names of companies (address, telephone/fax, e-mail) by activity or sector.
GoJobsite Online recruitment site that is a gateway to a network of European job/career sites (United Kingdom, France, Germany, Republic of Ireland, Italy, and Spain). Job seekers have access to the job database without registering. Registration (free) allows you to post your CV, receive job postings by e-mail, track your online applications, access career advice articles, and search and apply for jobs online.
International Career Employment Center Membership fee entitles you to receive the International Career Employment Weekly which lists international job openings. The membership fee for 6 weeks is $26.00, or 3 months for $46.00. Members may sign up for email notification of job openings. Also, lists internship opportunities, profiles employers, and has a database available to members where they can post their resumes.
naukri.com Career site located in India. It is a forum where employers, placement agencies, and job seekers can exchange information. Job seekers can search for a job, visit employers' home pages, and visit other Indian and international career sites. The site also provides career-related articles and career advice.
Rikunabi for Overseas Students Provides employment information and RECRUIT Tokyo Career Fair information exclusively for job seekers who are fluent in Japanese, English and/or other languages, or studying outside Japan. Candidates should either have or plan to receive a degree from an overseas university (Bachelor's, an equivalent or higher) to register and use this Web site.
The Riley Guide (International) Exceptionally detailed Web site with links to :(a) job banks and recruiting sites that target a specific country or region, and (b) job banks and recruiting sites offering job listings in multiple fields, industries, and occupations. Most are based in the U.S., but not necessarily limited to U.S. job listings.
ORGANIZATIONS OFFERING EMPLOYMENT ABROAD
Note: Most companies come with a search fee. Fee Scale: Low (under $100), Medium ($100-499), High ($500 plus)
Foundation for Sustainable Development (Fee: High) Offers both internship and volunteering opportunities with NGOs in developing countries. Opportunities can last from a few weeks to a year but students must pay to participate.
GoAbroad.com (Fee: Varies) Information for college students interested in exploring overseas opportunities: internships, volunteer experiences, teaching, study, etc. Also, provides links to U.S. Department of State Travel Warnings, travel guides, and embassies. http://www.goabroad.com/
HiExpat.com (Fee: Free) HiExpat.com is a free website geared towards helping graduating seniors and recent alums obtain employment overseas (with a focus on opportunities in Asia) via an online job posting platform.
Institute of International Education (IIE) (Fee: Low) Student page that provides information about short-term and long-term study abroad programs, fellowships, scholarships, and the Fulbright Program. http://www.iie.org/
International Foundation for Education and Self-Help (Fee: Low) Has a listing of teaching jobs in Africa for licensed teachers as well as a fellowship program for recent graduates and graduate students to do development work in Africa. http://www.ifesh.org
JET Program (Fee: Low) A government sponsored program, generally participants work in schools teaching, assisting with English curriculum, organizing language clubs, etc.. http://www.jetprogramme.org/
LanguageCorps, Inc. (Fee: High) A fee-based service that trains, certifies, and places teachers of English into paid assignments overseas. Focused on recruiting teachers for eastern Asia - China, Vietnam, South Korea and Thailand.
The International Educator (Fee: Low) The International Educator (TIE) is a non-profit organization that provides educators seeking jobs overseas with information about international schools and job openings. http://www.tieonline.com/
Young Adult Volunteer (Fee: Free) The Young Adult Volunteer (YAV) program is a ministry of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) that sends young adults, ages 19-30, into a year of service at one of our 15 partner sites in the United States and 7 sites around the world.
ORGANIZATIONS OFFERING INTERNSHIP PROGRAMS ABROAD
Note: Most companies come with a search fee.
Abroad China offers a wide range of services to students and recent graduates via their internship and study, service learning, volunteer programs, study tours, and travel planning.
AIESEC present ini 110 countries. AIESEC offers international internships, an opportunity to experience leadership, and participate in global learning environments. http://www.aiesec.org
Alliance Abroad Group offers customized internship, work, teach and volunteer programs for students and graduates.
BUNAC offers a variety of work and volunteer programs in Australia, Britain, Cambodia, Canada, France, Ireland, New Zealand, Peru, and South Africa.
CDS International runs internship programs in Germany, Spain, Argentina and the Russian Federation.
CIS Abroad provides internship programs in Australia, Barcelona, China, Costa Rica, Dublin, Ecuador, Florence, Mexico, New Zealand, Paris, and London http://www.cisabroad.com/
Cross Cultural Solutions offers international volunteering and/or internship opportunities in 12 countries spanning Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, and Latin America.
InterExchange, Inc. specializes in youth exchange programs including Work & Travel, Au Pair, Internships, Volunteer, Teaching English, and Foreign Language Study.
MASA Israel Journey is an umbrella organization of over 160 long-term (5 months and longer) programs in Israel.
Mountbatten Internship Programme gives American graduates and young professionals the opportunity to pursue a 12-month business internship with a London sponsor company, along with the option to pursue a postgraduate certificate or MBA at St. Mary's University College.
Outreach 360 (formally called Orphanage Outreach) provides internship and volunteer opportunities to individuals and groups within the Dominican Republic and Nicaragua http://www.outreach360.org/home/
Peace Corps short-term and long-term international opportunities http://www.peacecorps.gov/
Projects Abroad sends volunteers abroad to 22 developing countries to do internships and service projects. Countries include Belize, Brazil, Ghana, India, Thailand, Mexico and Peru.
World Endeavors is a U.S. based organization that offers volunteer, study, and intern programs in numerous locations around the world.
World Teach Volunteers generally teach English in developing countries, opportunities may be available for teaching classes on computer skills, math, science, and HIV/AIDS awareness.
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT RESOURCES
ForeignMBA.com News and articles about the MBA, business school links and resources, GMAT preparation, and a link to GradSchools.com, which is a comprehensive source of information on graduate schools.
Prospects.ac.uk This Web site aids citizens of the United Kingdom with career planning and employment.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Provides information to introduce individuals to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).